All posts by Julia G.

About Julia G.

I am from Moscow, but very frequent in S.Peter. Love it!
  • Palace Bridge in St.Peterburg Russia
    Bridges of St. Petersburg

    Rivers, canals and small channels in the urban area made it possible to create an advanced system of bridges. There are 342 bridges serving the streets and avenues, neatly separating the city and spreading some holiday spirit...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Palace square, SPB, Russia
    Palace square

    Each year the city day parade, international contests and athletic races, ballad song festivals and superstar’s concerts take place in the heart of St. Petersburg: the Palace Square. Madonna, Rolling Stones, Scorpions, Duran Duran, Roger Walters, Sir...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • Botanical Garden St.Petersburg Russia
    Botanical Garden

    This intact oasis in the historical center of St. Petersburg is considered to be one of the oldest gardens in Russia. It counts more than 80.000 species of plants. Botanical garden was laid as an herb garden...

    • Posted March 15, 2014
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  • Alexander Nevsjy Lavra, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery)

    The oldest friary was first mentioned in 1710, when Peter the Great ordered it built on the site of Alexander Nevsky’s victory over the Swedes. The wooden Church of the Annunciation was sanctified here only 3 years later. The brilliant...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • Follow the writers in St.Petersburg Russia
    Literary St. Petersburg

    As the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg has always been centre stage for the life and work of famous Russian luminaries, such as Pushkin, Griboyedov, Lermontov, Gogol, Nekrasov, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Blok, Nabokov, Akhmatova, Esenin, Tolstoy, Brodsky,...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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  • Saint Petersburg Zoo
    Leningradskiy Zoopark (St. Petersburg Zoo)

    In the heart of historical St. Petersburg, near the Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), Planetarium and Kronverkskaya Embankment in the Alexander Park, you can find an island harboring a wildlife paradise – the Leningrad Zoo. It...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • St.Petersburg Circus
    Circus on Fontanka

    The Circus on Fontanka hospitably opens its doors to kids and…and grown-up kids, offering spectacular shows by the best circus actors from Russia, Europe, America, Asia and South Africa. Agile acrobats, funny clowns, skillful trainers, Indian fakirs,...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Pushkin, St.Petersburg
    Pushkin – parks and palaces

    Pushkin is a little town beyond St. Petersburg, which used to be one of imperial residences. A series of palaces and gardens in Pushkin and its’ historical center are Unesco World Heritage, so you definitely don’t want...

    • Posted June 10, 2013
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  • Fontains in St.petersburg, Peterhof
    Peterhof – parks and palaces

    With a huge series of gardens and palaces, Peterhof, which beautifies a shore of the Gulf of Finland 29 kms away from St. Petersburg, is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Russia, a fine example...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • Mariinsky theatre St. Petersburg
    Mariinsky Theater

    Today the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theater includes different performances – from classics to urgent modern plays. The tradition “to go to the ballet” was created in St. Petersburg almost 300 years ago and it was supported...

    • Posted April 27, 2013
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